For those of you who are confused/don't care about new instruments, Nathan Navarro has smoothly incorporated something of a blue super hero ring into his bass playing which tends to sound and fit a lot better with him than it would on regular 'dirty Dubstep'. But you can hear plenty of that smoothly done goodness on that very same Pinn Panelle post.
Today, before getting into how he makes those wobbles happen, I'd like to make it damn clear that Nathan is more than jut wobs and a few lines of bass, the man is talented and deserves even more respect than what he's getting. Watch him play some Rodrigo y Gabriela - Tamacun, or if you're really in it for the Dubstep-y sound, check out One One Two with Dylan Patrello, below.
No alternate link today, sorry!
Effin beautiful, I hope this guy goes far (the rest of Pinn Panelle too, come on, it's different!) I mean he can play the bass like a guitar if he wanted to (no really, go back to the Tamacun link), I don't care what anyone says or how many other people can do it, that was never the instrument's intention.
This is what he uses. A Source Audio MIDI controller. Of course, he doesn't just use the ring (which does nothing without a second piece.) He uses the Source Audio Pro Bass Envelope Filter Effects Pedal. Cheap is relative here, guys. And why would you want to just copy one guy who got successful, when you could become successful with your own sound?
Source Audio has an entire Youtube Channel dedicated to the different effects you could use, if you aspire to use one of these things it might be worth it to check it out.
If you want to see how you can use the ring without a bass guitar (because you can) you might wanna check out DJ Encanti's 10 minute demo.
Alternatively, you might just wanna start researching about it on Nathan Navarro's recommended Facebook page.
I hope I've covered all the googlers' bases, but if I'm missing something you want to know about you can either leave a comment or contact me via the 'contact me' section on the upper right. Go on!